Inequality is a growing concern worldwide, and governments are struggling to find a tax policy that optimizes equality without sacrificing production. A group of Harvard researchers has designed a supposedly better tax policy through a data-driven solution, using artificial intelligence to simulate economies.
Author: William Resvoll Skaug
William is an exchange student from the University of Oslo, a senior majoring in Computer Science. He is interested in understanding how technological advances in machine learning and AI can affect the future of economics. As an economics columnist, he wishes to shed light on this topic through stories and research, to help educate a broader group of students and readers. In his spare time, he enjoys meeting new people and learning about the US culture. William is also always down for a surfing or skiing trip with his friends.